Programs

Youth Coalition Holds First English Club Meeting

Gaza – 15/6/2016: In the kick off meeting of the reading club – one of the activities implemented by the Youth Coalition for Reconciliation and Tolerance (YCRT) of Pal-think – Dr. Mosheer Amer, Public Relations Head and Prof of Linguistics and Discourse Analysis at the IUG, along with many students from different universities in Gaza were gently invited to attend ... Read More »

Some Youth in Gaza Experienced Election for the First Time

Gaza – The Youth Coalition for Reconciliation and Tolerance of Pal-Think for Strategic Studies continued its work that aim to raise youth awareness and to empower them to fight for their political and legitimate rights.  The Coalition conducted a meeting entitled, "Youth Talks." This meeting formed initiative that discussed the objectives and the action plan for this year. Moreover, during the ... Read More »

Youth Coalition for Reconciliation and Tolerance meets Danish Consul

Gaza – 16/5/2016: In a step for resuming the activities of Youth Coalition for Reconciliation and Tolerance – Palthink, a number of YCRT members met Danish Consul, Anders Friborg, and Political attaché, Mrs. Malin, to discuss the reality of youth as well as problems and challenges facing them due to the siege and division. They additionally conversed about the role ... Read More »

Mr. Omar Shaban met with Belgium MFA in Gaza

Mr. Omar Shaban was invited to meet with the Belgium MFA Mr. Reynders who visited Gaza this week to brief him on the situation. The visit of H.E was confined to the destroyed areas where he met with displaced people, he heard from women and children. The visit has given very important signal of solidarity and support to the marginalized ... Read More »

Youth Coalition for Reconciliation and Democracy (YCRD) held meeting entitled “How People View Democracy”

Gaza – 16th Dec 2015, Youth Coalition for Reconciliation and Democracy (YCRD), under the umbrella of Pal-Think for strategic studies, organized a meeting entitled “How People View Democracy.”, Attended by many youth from several backgrounds, and More than 15 member of the coalition participated in the session in order to exchange ideas related to democracy. The meeting started with a ... Read More »

Hamas Diplomatic Activism: Modified Strategies and new alliances

By: Fadi Elhusseini| 08.09.2015  Many observers saw a potential breakthrough in Tony Blair’s recent meeting with the head of Hamas’ political bureau Khaled Meshaal that may take Hamas out of the bottleneck and lead to a long-term truce between the movement and Israel. Yet, it appears that the crux of the issue surpasses initial assessment as this meeting comes in ... Read More »

EED Interview with Mr. Omar Shaban

Interview recorded after the EED Workshop “Comments from the EU Neighbourhood: Review of the EU’s Neighbourhood Policy and Democracy Support”, Brussels, 23 June 2015. The European Endowment for Democracy contributed to the European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP) Review by sharing the views of its partners, democracy actors working in the Eastern and Southern EU Neighbourhoods. Read More »

Pal-Think trains youth to engage in direct political dialogue through a focus on “Hearing Sessions”

It is the experience of Pal-Think that the Palestinian youth is highly motivated to take civic- and political responsibility for the development of the Palestinian society but all too often they do not have the proper tools or methods to do so. While the Palestinian youth are some of the most educated in the region the lack of real life ... Read More »

Croatia and Palestine: Two spaces, two conflicts – common desire for peace

As a continuation of Pal-Think work on reconciliation and peace processes in Palestine, a Palestinian delegation consistent of civil society activists including representatives from Pal-Think, have been in Croatia to engage in a comparative study visit on human rights, peace building and reconciliation. The visit was a part of a project, jointly implemented by PalThink, IPEMED and the Centre for ... Read More »

“Meet the youth” is a new initiative by Pal-Think to enhance dialogue across political opinion

Aiming to strengthen and deepen the culture of constructive dialogue between youth, local political officials and other sectors within society, Pal-Think for Strategic Studies have initiated and launched a range of dialogue sessions to take place within the next couple of months. The "MEET THE YOUTH" initiative focuses on strengthening the Palestinian youth and their engagement in civic and political ... Read More »